New trainees are selected each June by a competitive process. An email announcement soliciting applications will be sent to all BGS students and T32 trainers.
Students usually apply in the Spring of year 1, after selecting their thesis lab. Students may also apply in the Spring of year 2.
Applicants may be members of any BGS graduate group. However, for an applicant to be considered for a position, their academic record should include:
- Coursework in Genetics, including CAMB550/Genetic Principles or CAMB541/Genetic Systems
- Coursework in statistics or bioinformatics
- All T32 trainees must be U.S. citizens or green card holders.
GEN-TG trainees will receive:
- Partial stipend and tuition support
- $300 for travel to scientific conferences
- $1000 for supplies and/or travel to conferences
- Opportunities to invite and host seminar speakers
Responsibilities of GEN-TG trainees include:
- Attend and present at quarterly trainee meetings
- Attend and present at Genetics Research-In-Progress Talks
- Attend and present a poster at the annual Genetics Retreat
- Prepare and submit an application for an individual NRSA